Cracked Archive - Weird World

5 Songs People Think Are Deep (Until They Think About Them)

Here are five songs that aren't nearly as deep and important as fans tend to think.


The 5 Weirdest Ways the Modern World Changed Human Behavior

None of this stuff is going to ruin the world. But it is weird as hell.


7 Terrifying 'Sexy' Ads That Failed Spectacularly

As we're about to show you, ad agencies who just toss sex into any campaign are like that guy who thinks throwing bacon onto every dish automatically makes it better.


9 Recipes From the Saddest Cookbook Ever (Tested)

I don't want to do this. I really don't. But I did spend 15 bucks on this thing, so screw it -- here we go.


5 People Who Vanished Mysteriously (And Appeared Awesomely)

Unless we're talking about Waldo, it's generally not all fun and games when a person goes missing.


6 Badass Ways Cities Have Co-Opted Outdoor Activities

There aren't too many sports that can be played in the middle of a high-density metropolis, at least not by amateurs. But if you try hard enough, you can come up with some badass stuff.


6 Sex Toy Companies Disguised As Household Products

If we keep moving in the direction of the unsettling trend set by these devices, the house of the future will be made entirely out of vibrators.


If Colleges Were Forced to be Honest About Themselves

For the most part, college brochures are a large pile of bullshit.


The 4 Hardest Things Done By Great Minds So You Can Be Lazy

Whenever you find yourself lounging around with nothing to do for so many consecutive hours that the fear of bed sores and atrophied legs starts to seep in, take a second to thank these four visionaries in the field of the lethargic arts.


4 Fake Buildings You Didn't Know Hide Stuff From You

It turns out that throughout the modern world there are a bunch of reasons why people have felt the need to disguise the nature and intent of their building.


The 7 Most F***ed Up Real 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Books

We remember the books as quick, fun, simple reads ... but much like ALF and Fun Dip, revisiting them as an adult leads to some bizarre and unsettling discoveries.


5 Respected Nations That Straight Rob People Who Live There

There are plenty of cases of the government just outright stealing from people, and it's almost always those who can afford it the least.


5 Bizarre Mashups that Shouldn't Work This Well

Mashups are all the rage online these days. And some of them are doing the unthinkable: Making awful music great.


6 Things I Did as a Cop in a Shockingly Corrupt Small Town

We talked to an ex-deputy from the Scott County Sheriff's Department in northern Tennessee. Here are some hilarious things we learned about down-home crime fighting.


5 Painful Things Everyone Needs to Realize About Themselves

If you don't learn the following basics before adulthood, people are going to burn your house down.